Symposium honoring the career of Eckard Münck

Eckard Münck

Symposium Schedule
Schedule for Symposium Honoring Eckard Münck

Saturday, May 24, 2003
Mellon Institute, 3rd Floor Conference Room

8:00 am Breakfast in Mellon Institute Social Room
8:45 Opening remarks:
Dr. Hyung Kim
, Head of the Department of Chemistry
9:00 Terry Collins
Activation of O2 by Iron(III) Compounds
9:25 Helmut Beinert
Encounters with Eckard
9:50 Vincent Huynh
The little shrimp and the [3Fe-4S] cluster; A lesson learned
10:15 Coffee break
10:35 Peter Debrunner
EM, Pd, P-450, etc.
11:00 Steve Koch
The Coordination Chemistry of Iron. Highlights from the First 300 Years
11:25 Brian Fox
Accidents in plumbing, the creative use of cryogenics, and applications of spin control in metalloprotein research
11:50 Buffet lunch in Mellon Institute Social Room
12:50 pm Group photo
1:30 Karl Kauffmann
Clusters on an Enterprise Scale
1:55 Paul Lindahl
Eckard's contribution to Nitrogenase, Acetyl-CoA Synthase, and to my view of science
2:20 Edmund P. Day
2:45 Jim Fee
The Rieske protein as a paradigm for the interactions between biochemists and physicists
3:10 Coffee break
3:30 Catalina Achim
Localization versus delocalization in and out of the lab
3:55 John Lipscomb
Why Mössbauer Spectroscopy Was More Exciting than Watching Corn Grow in Urbana
4:20 Larry Que
Searching for Iron(IV)
4:45 Closing remarks
6:00 Bus leaves CMU for Dinner Cruise (dock near station square)
(Dinner is for former and present students and postdocs of Eckard, and invited guests)
7:00 Boat leaves dock
10:00 Approximate time for bus return to CMU
10:45 Approximate time for bus arrival in Oakland

Breakfast and lunch are provided. The Social Room is located on the 3rd floor of Mellon Institute. The doors to Mellon Institute will be open on Saturday at 8:00 a.m.

Bus transportation to the Gateway Clipper will leave from the Bellefield side of the building at 6 p.m. Passengers may load between 6 and 7 with the boat leaving dock at 7 p.m.

Driving directions to the Gateway Clipper from the Mellon Institute.

 Carnegie Mellon Department of Chemistry